Judging your early artistic efforts is artist abuse. . .  Remember that in order to recover as an artist, you must be willing to be a bad artist.  Give yourself permission to be a beginner.  By being willing to be a bad artist, you have a chance to be an artist, and perhaps, over time, a very good one

Judging your early artistic efforts is artist abuse. . .  Remember that in order to recover as an artist, you must be willing to be a bad artist.  Give yourself permission to be a beginner.  By being willing to be a bad artist, you have a chance to be an artist, and perhaps, over time, a very good one